Words starting with s

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Sade

sade means: French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term `sadism' (1740-1814)

Meaning of Sadhe

sadhe means: the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Meaning of Sadhu

sadhu means: (Hinduism) an ascetic holy man

Meaning of Sadi carnot

sadi carnot means: French physicist who founded thermodynamics (1796-1832)

Meaning of Sadism

sadism means: sexual pleasure obtained by inflicting harm (physical or psychological) on others

Meaning of Sadist

sadist means: someone who obtains pleasure from inflicting pain on others

Meaning of Sadistic

sadistic means: deriving pleasure or sexual gratification from inflicting pain on another

Meaning of Sadleria

sadleria means: low tree ferns with large fronds; in rain forests and on lava flows of Hawaiian Islands

Meaning of Sadly

sadly means: in an unfortunate way

Meaning of Sadly

sadly means: in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

Words, definitions, meanings and synonyms

Meaning of Alizarine

alizarine means: an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing

Meaning of Casus belli

casus belli means: an event used to justify starting a war

Meaning of Functional magnetic resonance imaging

functional magnetic resonance imaging means: a form of magnetic resonance imaging of the brain that registers blood flow to functioning areas of the brain

Meaning of Gynaecological

gynaecological means: of or relating to or practicing gynecology

Meaning of Hippeastrum

hippeastrum means: amaryllis of tropical America often cultivated as a houseplant for its showy white to red flowers

Meaning of Journalist's privilege

journalist's privilege means: the right of a journalist to refuse to divulge sources of confidential information

Meaning of Knotty pine

knotty pine means: pine lumber with many knots; used especially for paneling and furniture

Meaning of Lactifuge

lactifuge means: any agent that reduces milk secretion (as given to a woman who is not breast feeding)

Meaning of Loyally

loyally means: with loyalty; in a loyal manner

Meaning of Metalloid

metalloid means: of or being a nonmetallic element that has some of the properties of metal

Meaning of Onanism

onanism means: a method of birth control in which coitus is initiated but the penis is deliberately withdrawn before ejaculation

Meaning of Onanism

onanism means: manual stimulation of the genital organs (of yourself or another) for sexual pleasure

Meaning of Patent

patent means: a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

Meaning of Patent

patent means: an official document granting a right or privilege

Meaning of Patent

patent means: make open to sight or notice

Meaning of Patent

patent means: obtain a patent for

Meaning of Patent

patent means: grant rights to; grant a patent for

Meaning of Patent

patent means: clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

Meaning of Patent

patent means: (of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage

Meaning of Percentile

percentile means: (statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total

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